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 Poroshenko Shocked by Court Decision to Release Berkut Ex-Commander

President Poroshenko is shocked by the court decree placing Berkut Special Forces detachment commander Dmytro Sadovnyk suspected of involvement in mass executions of activists on the Maidan in February under the house arrest.

President wrote this on his Twitter account, Censor.NET reports.

"I am shocked by a court ruling that dismissed the head of the Berkut company," Poroshenko writes.

In this regard, the President said that the judicial reform should be implemented as soon as possible.

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According to reports, the prosecutors are investigating the criminal proceedings on the fact of mass execution of people in Kyiv on Maidan February18 and 20. Several Berkut Special Forces detachment officers were detained within the investigation, in particular the house arrest was used against company commander Dmitry Sadovnyk. The police was not able to deliver Sadovnyk to the court today because he was not found at home unlike his electronic ankle tracking device.

 
 
 
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